Online Test Banks
Score higher
See Online Test Banks
Learning anything is easy
Browse Online Courses
Mobile Apps
Learning on the go
Explore Mobile Apps
Dummies Store
Shop for books and more
Start Shopping

Apple Brown Betty

Whoever Betty was, she must have been a creative, thrifty cook with some day-old bread, butter, and apples on hand. Apple Brown Betty transforms simple ingredients into a really cozy, homey dessert.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 hours on High

Yield: 6 servings

5 medium Granny Smith apples

1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter

3 cups fresh white bread crumbs

1 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

  1. Peel and core the apples.

  2. Cut the prepared apples into cubes.

  3. Lightly spray a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker with vegetable oil cooking spray.

  4. Melt the butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

  5. Add the bread crumbs.

  6. Cook until lightly browned and toasted, stirring frequently.

  7. Remove immediately from the pan and place in a mixing bowl.

  8. Add the sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

  9. Stir to combine.

  10. Sprinkle 1/3 of the buttered crumbs in the slow cooker.

    You want to cover the bottom of the slow cooker with the crumbs.

  11. Cover with 1/2 the apples.

  12. Sprinkle the apples with another 1/3 of the crumbs.

  13. Repeat Steps 11 and 12.

  14. Cover and cook on high for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 hours, or until the apples are tender.

Per serving: Calories 324 (From fat 81); Fat 9g (Saturated 5g); Cholesterol 22mg; Sodium 291mg; Carbohydrate 60g (Dietary fiber 3g); Protein 3g.

  • Add a Comment
  • Print
  • Share
blog comments powered by Disqus

Inside Sweepstakes

Win $500. Easy.